North Korea’s new suspected Covid-19 cases fall below 20,000: state media



New suspected Covid-19 cases in North Korea fell below 20,000, according to its official media on Sunday.

More than 19,310 people showed symptoms of fever over a 24-hour period up to 6 p.m. the day before, the official Korean Central News Agency said, citing data from the National Emergency Epidemic Prevention Headquarters, Yonhap News Agency reported.

He did not provide information on whether any additional deaths have been reported. On Wednesday, the death toll stood at 73, with a fatality rate of 0.002%.

The total number of fever cases since late April stood at more than 4.62 million as of 6 p.m. Saturday, of which more than 4.58 million have recovered and at least 33,780 are being treated, he said. added.

The country’s daily fever tally has been on a downward trend after peaking at more than 392,920 on May 15.

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